With tag: afghanistan
Major General Michael Dubie on Afghanistan
By Jane Lindholm
Vermont National Guard troops will face a different, possibly more dangerous mission in Afghanistan. We learn more specifics about their mission, and how it fits within the larger U.S. strategy. Also, an update on FairPoint's continuing problems, and using wasps to find a destructive beetle.
Leahy says U.S. making strides in Afghanistan
By Ross Sneyd
Patrick Leahy says he got a better sense of the equipment that U.S. soldiers
need to fight terrorists during a visit to Afghanistan last week. Leahy
also visited Pakistan and Iraq during the trip.
Morning Newscast: April 24, 2008
By Mitch Wertlieb
Here are the top stories at 7:30 a.m.:
The House today overcame objections from the business community and approved a
bill targeted at the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant; At least three Vermonters are among U.S. service members stranded in
Kuwait even though they're supposed to be headed back from Iraq and